Equipotential Surfaces Video Lessons

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# Problem: An equipotential surface must be...a. oriented 60° with respect to the electric field at every point.b. perpendicular to the electric field at every point.c. equal to the electric field at every point.d. parallel to the electric field at every point.e. oriented 30° with respect to the electric field at every point.

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An equipotential surface is a straight surface that has the same potential throughout. The difference in potential between two points located on it is zero.

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###### Problem Details

An equipotential surface must be...

a. oriented 60° with respect to the electric field at every point.
b. perpendicular to the electric field at every point.
c. equal to the electric field at every point.
d. parallel to the electric field at every point.
e. oriented 30° with respect to the electric field at every point.